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[movies]Radiological Defense - U.S. Office of Civil Defense
Nuclear fallout menaces Americans.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War
Downloads: 16,371 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Science in Action: Radar Defense Screen (Part II) - California Academy of Sciences
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Keywords: Science; Television programs; Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense; Radar
Downloads: 2,712
[movies]Science in Action: Radar Defense Screen (Part I) - California Academy of Sciences
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Keywords: Science; Television programs; Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense; Radar
Downloads: 4,077
[movies]Emergency First Aid: A Study in Motion Pictures to Aid Civil Defense Volunteers
Some good shots to be logged Extreme CUs of first aid procedures: wounds, bandaging, etc. Demonstration of men and women (with deadpan expressions) being bandaged.
Downloads: 248
[movies]Emergency First Aid: A Study in Motion Pictures to Aid Civil Defense Volunteers

Downloads: 2,685 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]About Fallout (1963) - U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense
Optimistic vision of fallout and civil defense countermeasures.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
Downloads: 29,879 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]News Magazine of the Screen: Atomic Energy - Warner Pathé News
Compilation of 1950s newsreel stories on atomic weapons testing, civil defense and nuclear energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: General; Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
Downloads: 13,477 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Atomic Alert (Elementary version) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
Downloads: 56,477 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Our Cities Must Fight - Archer Productions, Inc.
Civil defense film admonishing U.S. city dwellers to stay and fight in case of enemy invasion, rather than evacuate. Filmed in New York and other cities.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Infrastructure
Downloads: 14,783 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Duck and Cover - Archer Productions, Inc.
Selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Animation
Downloads: 593,542 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(73 reviews)
[movies]House in the Middle, The - National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association
Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Waste disposal
Downloads: 61,625 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(47 reviews)
[movies]Ready on the Home Front - Wilding Picture Productions
Stock shots to be logged historical (antiquated) war footage hand taking musket off wall Explosion in front of suburban houses (good) VS bombing and wreckage in Europe POV bombs falling from plane VS citizens on watch for airplanes VS CUs various angles of people talking on telephone and telephone operators with headsets and microphones Radio studio VS montage of radios Mother and son extinguishing incendiary flare that falls through roof into house attic (sequence) VS civil defense house-harden...
Downloads: 106
[movies]Integration Report I - Andover Productions
Documentary showing the civil rights movement in 1959 and 1960: sit-ins, marches, boycotts and rallies in Montgomery, Ala., Brooklyn, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. Directed by Madeline Anderson.
Keywords: African Americans; Social issues; Racism
Downloads: 18,825 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Duck and Cover - Archer Productions, Inc.
This film, a combination of animated cartoon and live action, shows young children what to do in case of an atomic attack. The film opens with "Bert the Turtle" wobbling down the street and singing a song, "Duck and Cover." When there is a bright flash, Bert immediately ducks into his shell covering. The narrator explains that when there is a bright flash -- brighter than the sun -- children should follow Bert's example...
Downloads: 1,102
[movies]Target USA - Cornell Productions Inc.
Great civil defense imagery; empty Manhattan streets; signs; sirens; people running and squeezing into shelters; panic; people waiting in shelters; civil defense planners with building models. 21:03:25:25 Men working in automobile factory; assembly line. 21:05:17:26 Surreal atomic or hydrogen bomb explosion; mushroom cloud. 21:05:34:02 VS map illustrating six explosion radii; CU one bull’s eye explosion radius animated with cartoon ambulance and fire trucks pulling into scene; bull’s eyes on...
Downloads: 758 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
Animated radio waves dissolving into main title: “Progress Parade” (good) Title: Fishing on Dry Land Pan around desert landscape to oil rig, pan up drilling rig CU drill shaft rotating, then hanging up and stopping Animation of drill pipe broken off next to drill pit, deeply underground VS oil workers VS hoisting up 10,000 feet of drill pipe, disconnecting it VS men driving up to work site in 1950s cars VS the “fisherman” in action Roughnecks attaching “fishing tool” to drill pipe, l...
Downloads: 164
[movies]Hear and Now - Unknown
05:18:39:00 LS Little boy sleeps in bed; portable radio in table next to bed 05:19:03:00 LS Boy wakes up in morning; he is wearing striped pajamas 05:19:24:00 CU Bread pops up in toaster; woman's hands remove it; zoom out; woman places more bread in toaster 05:19:40:00 MS Woman sips coffee; starts to butter mounds of toast 05:19:49:00 MS Man shaves with electric razor while looking into mirror 05:20:00:00 LS Family sits eating breakfast; radio prominently displayed 05:20:10:00 LS Father listens ...
Downloads: 244
[movies]Hear and Now
05:18:39:00 LS Little boy sleeps in bed; portable radio in table next to bed 05:19:03:00 LS Boy wakes up in morning; he is wearing striped pajamas 05:19:24:00 CU Bread pops up in toaster; woman's hands remove it; zoom out; woman places more bread in toaster 05:19:40:00 MS Woman sips coffee; starts to butter mounds of toast 05:19:49:00 MS Man shaves with electric razor while looking into mirror 05:20:00:00 LS Family sits eating breakfast; radio prominently displayed 05:20:10:00 LS Father listens ...
Downloads: 479
[movies]Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself Against It - Creative Arts Studio, Inc.

Downloads: 88
[movies]Our Cities Must Fight - Archer Productions, Inc.
A plea for American cities to be prepared to deal with enemy attack. Many images of mass evacuation. Some footage of devastated war-torn European cities. Entrance shot of Holland Tunnel and Penn Station.
Downloads: 68
[movies]House in the Middle, The - National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association
Illustrates the importance of good housekeeping and heat reflectant value of white paint. Photographed during the atomic blast at the Nevada proving grounds.
Downloads: 126
[movies]House in the Middle, The - National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association
Illustrates the importance of good housekeeping and heat reflectant value of white paint. Photographed during the atomic blast at the Nevada proving grounds.
Downloads: 122
[movies]Our Cities Must Fight - Archer Productions, Inc.
A plea for American cities to be prepared to deal with enemy attack. Many images of mass evacuation. Some footage of devastated war-torn European cities. Entrance shot of Holland Tunnel and Penn Station.
Downloads: 74
[movies]Operation Cue (1964 revision) - U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense
Study of a nuclear test in 1955 at Nevada Test Site.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
Downloads: 21,677 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]What to Do in a Gas Attack - Filmedia Corp.
Explains what war gas is, how it is used by the enemy, and how simple household items, such as bicarbonate of soda and bleaching solution, may be used to prevent casualties.
Keywords: World War II: Gas; Chemical warfare; Civil defense
Downloads: 11,837 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]News Magazine of the Screen

Downloads: 3,579 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]What You Should Know About Biological Warfare - Ray (Reid H.) Film Industries
How can we protect ourselves against the threats of germs and toxins? Cold War America gears up to fend off threats from unconventional bioweapons.
Keywords: Cold War; Biological warfare
Downloads: 23,477 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Charlies Atlas

Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 5,094 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Your Chance to Live: Earthwatch - Screenscope
Presents the story of a teenage couple caught in the tragic path of a Tsunami as a means of explaining the nature of earthquakes and the consequences of their power.
Keywords: Earthquakes; Tsunamis; Civil defense
Downloads: 9,376 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]About Fallout (1955) - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Attempt to dispel many common myths and fallacies about radioactive fallout.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War
Downloads: 34,844 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Survival Under Atomic Attack - U.S. Office of Civil Defense
"Explains" the dangers of the atomic bomb, the effects of radiation and how to protect oneself if caught in the open or in the home.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War
Downloads: 82,693 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies][News Magazine of the Screen, April] - Warner Pathe News
Newsreel stories reformatted for educational presentation.
Keywords: Newsreels
Downloads: 4,060 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]News Magazine of the Screen, The (Vol. 5, Issue 10; Summer Review 1955) - Warner Pathé News
Newsreel stories reformatted for classroom use.
Keywords: Newsreels; Regional: Vietnam War; Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
Downloads: 6,188 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Operation Cue (1955) - U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration
Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
Downloads: 41,460 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Day Called X, A (Part I) - CBS Television Network
Dramatized atomic evacuation of Portland, Oregon.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Oregon
Downloads: 23,758 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Survival Under Atomic Attack - U.S. Office of Civil Defense
Explains the dangers of the atomic bomb, the effects of radiation and what the individual should do to protect himself if caught in the open or in his home. 06:49:17:11 CU woman gives baleful look up from clothesline at clouds; CU man gives ominous, fearful look up at clouds; great shot of nimbus clouds from airplane. Audio track: “Let us face without panic the reality of our times. The fact that atom bombs may someday be dropped on our cities...
Downloads: 328
[movies]Survival Under Atomic Attack - U.S. Office of Civil Defense
Explains the dangers of the atomic bomb, the effects of radiation and what the individual should do to protect himself if caught in the open or in his home. 06:49:17:11 CU woman gives baleful look up from clothesline at clouds; CU man gives ominous, fearful look up at clouds; great shot of nimbus clouds from airplane. Audio track: “Let us face without panic the reality of our times. The fact that atom bombs may someday be dropped on our cities...
Downloads: 264
[movies]Truth About Taxes, The - Unknown
Republican party campaign film on behalf of Wendell Willkie for U.S. president in the 1940 elections.
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Economics; Willkie, Wendell A
Downloads: 7,361 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Child Went Forth, A - Ferno (John) and Losey (Joseph)
Poetic exposition of a child's day at a modern (progressive education-minded) summer camp. Produced by John Ferno and Joseph Losey.
Keywords: Children; Society: Education; Recreation
Downloads: 18,895 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Day Called X, A (Part II) - CBS Television Network
Dramatized atomic evacuation of Portland, Oregon.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Oregon
Downloads: 16,510 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]What You Should Know About Biological Warfare - Ray (Reid H.) Film Industries
Shows how germs, toxins and plant growth regulators are used in biological warfare, how attacks may occur, and what individuals should do is epidemic results. 05:23:20:29 VS large tractors threshing grain field. 05:23:46:03 Low-angle of large bomber airplanes flying over camera; audio track “We can be attacked in spite of our excellent defenses.” 05:23:50:25 Enormous atomic explosion 05:23:56:25 Man in hat crouched on roof of building sprays gas from container into Fresh Air Intake vent; aud...
Downloads: 246
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
News release reflecting innovations and happenings from the petroleum industry. Includes a sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit, soothing an infant with baby oil, how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job, how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community, and a research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling.
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Petroleum workers; Environment
Downloads: 8,628 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Speech: Stage Fright and What to Do About It - Centron Productions
Expressionistic film on dealing with fear of public speaking, filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
Keywords: Communication: Speech; Psychology
Downloads: 6,504 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Self Preservation In An Atomic Attack
Soldiers prepare themselves, just in case the big one hits.
Downloads: 30,302 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Medical Aspects of Nuclear Radiation - Cascade Pictures of California
Attempt to argue away the dangers of nuclear radiation, with some excellent animation.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; Cold War
Downloads: 23,298 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Your Chance to Live: Technological Failures
0739 PA8862 Your Chance to Live: Technological Failures
Downloads: 5,686 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Atom Bomb [Joe Bonica's Movie of the Month] - Bonica (Joe)
Early atomic weapons testing.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; Cold War
Downloads: 156,280 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(32 reviews)
[movies]Hear and Now - Unknown
How radio brings news and information to Americans. With footage of many news events covered by radio and images everyday life in the late 1950s. Explains how radio serves in the Cold War and during natural disasters.
Keywords: Media: Radio; Communication: Radio; Journalism
Downloads: 18,932 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]A is for Atom - Sutherland (John) Productions
Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Energy; Physics; Animation
Downloads: 139,108 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(24 reviews)
[movies]In the Suburbs - On Film, Inc.
Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
Keywords: Suburbia; Cold War; Consumerism
Downloads: 72,453 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(23 reviews)
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